Protaeolidiella atra Baba, 1955 versus Pleurolidia juliae Burn, 1966: One or two species?

@article{Carmona2014ProtaeolidiellaAB,
  title={Protaeolidiella atra Baba, 1955 versus Pleurolidia juliae Burn, 1966: One or two species?},
  author={Leila Carmona and Marta Pola and Terrence M. Gosliner and Juan Lucas Cervera},
  journal={Helgoland Marine Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={69},
  pages={137-145}
}
Protaeolidiella atra Baba, 1955 and Pleurolidia juliae Burn, 1966 are two species traditionally regarded as the members of Aeolidiidae but recently attributed to Facelinidae. Because of their apparent similarities, Rudman (J Molluscan Stud 56:505–514, 1990) rendered P. juliae as a junior synonym of P. atra. In this paper, we conducted a review of both species and completed their descriptions with new data regarding the anatomy of the reproductive system. P. atra and P. juliae have differences… CONTINUE READING
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